Are you ready for Brexit?


The Government has said that the UK will be leaving the EU on 31 October. Leaving the EU without a deal means there…


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Do Tariffs Cause Prices To Go Up? Not Necessarily.


President Trump recently raised tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese exports and threatened to impose import duties…


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The role of the blockchain in shipping


The technology we use is becoming more and more connected every day, we can connect to our home security through our…


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Felixstowe still ‘playing catch-up’ after I.T chaos


Disruption to container traffic at the port of Felixstowe has eased considerably in the past week, but road haulage…


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US box imports show no sign of slowing


The new round of tariffs implemented by China and the US last month are not so far dimming US box imports, with…


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Rising fuel costs set to push up container freight rates


Shippers should expect a freight rate increase of between 13% and 20% next year if carriers are to make up for the…


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China congestion ‘likely to affect other Asian ports’


Port congestion at key hub terminals in China will ripple down to ports across Asia and further disrupt feeder…


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Shippers hold emergency meeting over sea freight capacity crisis


European shippers held an emergency meeting last week over the current ocean freight capacity crisis in which delays of…


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Container Shipping lines lose $3.5bn in 2016


The world’s major container shipping lines made estimated collective losses of $3.5 billion in 2016, their first annual…


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Supply chains disrupted by European box export capacity crunch


European exporters are facing “a huge booking crunch” to secure eastbound ocean freight capacity that is disrupting…


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ZENITH ACHIEVES AEO STATUS


Zenith are proud to announce that they have been granted AEO Status by UK Tax authority HM Revenue & Customs…


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Maersk and MSC rule out HMM joining 2M alliance


After several months of discussions, Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) have decided against…


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US expands expedited ocean freight customs clearance programme


The US is expanding its customs facilitation programme C-TPAT ‘AQUA’, extending Customs and Border Protection (CBP)’s…


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